YEREVAN, DECEMBER 19, ARMENPRESS. The command of the Russian peacekeepers continues negotiations with the Armenian and Azeri sides to unblock the Lachin corridor, ARMENPRESS reports the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation said. It is noted that there were no incidents of ceasefire violation in the zone of responsibility of Russian peacekeepers.
Patrolling was carried out in three directions: Martuni, Martakert regions and Lachin corridor. On December 12, at 10:30 a.m., a group of Azerbaijanis, under environmental pretext, closed the section of the Stepanakert-Goris highway under Shushi-Karintak, the Lachin corridor. Hundreds of citizens, including minors, cannot return home due to the closure of the Lachin corridor.
The transport connection of Lisagor, Mets Shen, Hin Shen and Yegtsahogh villages of Shushi region with the capital Stepanakert is interrupted. On December 13, Azerbaijan also interrupted the gas supply of the Republic of Artsakh. Gas supply was restored on December 16.